Wednesday, January 16, 2019

ICC urges India to arrest Sudan’s al-Bashir

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has urged India to arrest and hand over Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir, who is wanted on genocide charges and...

Nigerian who claimed he fled from Boko Haram to South Korea...

A Nigerian who fled Nigeria from the militant Islamist group, Boko Haram, to South Korea is to be deported from the country as an...

US judge dismisses Jay Z ‘Big Pimpin” copyright case

A US judge in California on Wednesday dismissed a case against Jay Z in which the heir of an Egyptian composer said the rapper...

Indian girls, a toddler and a five-year-old gang-raped

The minor girls, aged two-and-half years and the other five, were raped in separate attacks in New Delhi yesterday,October 17, police said. According to...

Obama says US criminal justice system ‘unfair’

President Barack Obama urged reform of the US criminal justice system Saturday, saying much of it “remains unfair” and that punishments should correspond to...

Oscar Pistorius to be released on October 20

Oscar Pistorius will be released on parole next week after serving one year of his five-year jail term for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp,...

Sankara’s remains riddled with bullets – Lawyer

An autopsy has shown the remains of Burkina Faso’s ex-president, Thomas Sankara, a leftist hero known as “Africa’s Che Guevara,” were riddled with bullets,...

Probe Swaziland king for virgins’ death, Falana tells UN

A Nigerian human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has urged the United Nations to take up King Mswati III of Swaziland over the...

Ghana suspends 7 high court judges over alleged corruption

Ghana’s government has suspended seven out of 12 High Court judges in the wake of allegations of bribery, stemming from a documentary made by...

ECOWAS court seeks power to handle criminal cases

The Economic Community of West African States Court of Justice wants its jurisdiction expanded to enable it to adjudicate on cases of crimes committed...

Nigerian Parliament